Editorials 1.11.2018 09:09 am

Another caveman SA law has finally bitten the dust

To think that women were by law not allowed to own property in SA in the year 2018 was a disgrace.

It is disconcerting to realise, a quarter of a century since this country attained democracy, that there are some gravely discriminatory laws still on the statute books.

Another caveman SA law has finally bitten the dust
Another caveman SA law has finally bitten the dust

Another caveman SA law has finally bitten the dust

To think that women were by law not allowed to own property in SA in the year 2018 was a disgrace.

Artisans should be cherished and respected
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Artisans should be cherished and respected

The reality is SA needs qualified and capable plumbers, electricians, carpenters and bricklayers more than it needs unemployed law or arts graduates.
SA’s cities are ticking urban time bombs
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SA’s cities are ticking urban time bombs

Whatever your political views, it should be obvious the inequalities are not sustainable.
Lewis Hamilton carries the mark of a champion
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Lewis Hamilton carries the mark of a champion

The driver has one of the most accomplished and dedicated teams in Formula One behind him.
Cyril Ramaphosa needs to come clean about VBS
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Cyril Ramaphosa needs to come clean about VBS

We fully support the president’s clean-up programme, but we need to be sure the cleaner will do a through job and not leave dirt lurking in dark corners.
Listen to SA on e-tolls, Cyril
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Listen to SA on e-tolls, Cyril

Outa claims if the authorities had added 10 cents per litre to the fuel levy the debt would have been almost gone by now.
Latest train flaw needs an inquiry, Cyril
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Latest train flaw needs an inquiry, Cyril

How bizarre is it that you, as a rail operator, do not ask your supplier whether the rolling stock can be made to fit your system?
It’s crunch time in two big matches
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It’s crunch time in two big matches

Let’s hope for plenty of tries in the Currie Cup final in Cape Town, and goals galore in the Soweto derby at FNB Stadium.
Heeding those in pain can save lives
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Heeding those in pain can save lives

Many of those who take their own lives might not have done it had they had someone to listen to their anguish, someone who cared.
E-toll bullying will resume after elections
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E-toll bullying will resume after elections

We think it’s clear the ANC is pushing e-tolls to the side until it wins in 2019.
Don’t tell SA the problems, Tito, fix them
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Don’t tell SA the problems, Tito, fix them

Mboweni’s statement was a grim summation of where the country is and what is likely to happen over the next few years.
Leagues teach ANC a lesson on graft
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Leagues teach ANC a lesson on graft

It’s good to see some in the province have a better memory than the central leadership.
Good luck to everybody writing matric
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Good luck to everybody writing matric

If we are close to them, we should support them and understand when their frayed tempers reach breaking point.
Tito needs to pull a rabbit out of the hat
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Tito needs to pull a rabbit out of the hat

It’s going to take a lot more than cheeky tweets to turn this country around.
Khashoggi’s death exposes ‘friends’
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Khashoggi’s death exposes ‘friends’

Hosting will the Saudis now for an international investment conference will be a test for SA’s commitment to international democracy and justice.
Currie Cup on the up
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Currie Cup on the up

A competition steeped in history certainly deserves captivating viewers across the country.
Zondo and Co up their game in search of the truth
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Zondo and Co up their game in search of the truth

It seems deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo and the commission will leave no stone unturned in their quest for the truth.
State needs to act urgently to save Gauteng health
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State needs to act urgently to save Gauteng health

Gauteng’s hospitals are having to deal with a huge influx of ‘extra’ patients – those coming here from elsewhere in the country and from outside SA’s borders.
Despite all, long live the Currie Cup
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Despite all, long live the Currie Cup

Despite some average crowd attendances, the organisers have got it right with the country’s top-four teams making the playoffs.
Draft Firearms Control Bill is aiming at the wrong target
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Draft Firearms Control Bill is aiming at the wrong target

Wouldn’t improving security at government armouries and punishing those who lose, steal or sell official firearms be much more effective?
Protect us from inept cadre deployees
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Protect us from inept cadre deployees

The phrase ‘protect’ was used repeatedly this week by a senior Sars IT officer in one of the most inept public performances by a civil servant in recent memory.
C-section decision belongs to moms
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C-section decision belongs to moms

C-sections as a ‘money-making’ concept is an argument the government could well use in its push for a National Health Insurance scheme.
Bafana Bafana make an easy task difficult
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Bafana Bafana make an easy task difficult

Dropping two points against the Seychelles means they will feel plenty of pressure in their remaining fixtures.
Get a grip on the visa shambles, Gigaba
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Get a grip on the visa shambles, Gigaba

People have gone elsewhere and, even if the regulations are eased, they will be difficult to entice back.
Safa owes Bafana fans an explanation
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Safa owes Bafana fans an explanation

The SA Football Association has not yet commented on why it refused the SABC access to last Saturday’s Bafana Bafana match against the Seychelles.
It’s time for Cyril to act decisively
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It’s time for Cyril to act decisively

Those members of the ANC involved in the VBS Bank looting must be seen to.

 

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